VO is recruiting and deploying volunteers to respond to the volunteer needs specific to COVID-19 in Ottawa, Prescott-Russell, Lanark County and Renfrew County while ensuring proper screening and training protocals to safeguard the health of those volunteering and those they are assisting. Please see the intake portals for volunteers, for members, and for other agencies on our hompage. VO’s COVID 19 volunteer deployment program is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and the Ottawa Community Foundation.
Organization: Results Canada
Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)
Availability: Flexible; Evenings
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 10
Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
Volunteer Opportunity Address
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In the comfort of your home - once it'll be safe to do so (due to COVID-19 pandemic), you'll be invited to join the in-person group who meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7-9pm. For the time being, the group is meeting virtually and you're invited to join.
Good for people interested in: Writing; Communications and Marketing; COVID-19 Virtual Volunteering; Legal/Advocacy
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
You will build a close relationship with staff and fellow volunteers. You will be part of a community of like-minded individuals committed to creating change and you will have the opportunity to use your passion of writing to be part of the solution for a better world for all. This is also an opportunity for you to hone your writing skills and your understanding of international development/global health issues and advocacy.
How will the organization benefit?
Results Canada combines the voices of our volunteers with strategic efforts (like getting your opinion published in the media) to leverage millions of dollars for programs and improved policies that give the people living in the Global South, the health, education, and opportunity they need to thrive. We are a global movement of passionate citizens, committed to raising our voices for a world without extreme poverty.
Organization category: Law, advocacy and politics
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - Seniors (65+); Families; Groups; Persons with a disability; New Canadians
This position can accommodate persons with a disability: YesApply